31 Dec '14, 10am

.uk suspension problems worse than I thought

.uk suspension problems worse than I thought Kevin Murphy , December 31, 2014, 10:39:51 (UTC), Domain Registrars Problems validating the addresses of .uk domain registrants, which caused one registrar to dump the TLD entirely, are broader than I reported yesterday. Cronon, which does business as Strato, announced last week that it has stopped selling .uk domain names because in more than a third of cases Nominet, the registry, is unable to validate the Whois data. In many cases the domain is subsequently suspended, causing customer support headaches. It now transpires that the problems are not limited to .uk second-level names, are not limited to UK registrants, and are not caused primarily by mailing address validation failures. Michael Shohat, head of registrar services at Cronon, got in touch last night to clarify that most of its affected customers are in fact from its...

Full article: http://domainincite.com/17818-uk-suspension-problems-wors...

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